Modi faces assassination threat, academic Madhu Kishwar claims on Twitter
Posted on: 11:56 AM IST Apr 18, 2013
New Delhi: Academic Madhu Kishwar on Wednesday tweeted about a threat to Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi's life. Kishwar later deleted the controversial tweet, but not before it was picked up by hundreds of users who debated both the authenticity of the information and the need to delete it.
"Yesterday met some senior govt officers who said Modi's assassination real possibility if Teesta Congress fail to get fraud FIR against Modi," Kishwar tweeted referring to civil rights activist Teesta Setalvad. She later said the tweet triggered a panic response among many and went viral. Kishwar, a Senior Fellow at the Centre for the Study of Developing Societies (CSDS), has been a vociferous supporter of Modi. Here are a series of her tweets in which she clarifies her stand on her tweet about the possible assassination bid on Modi.####[View the story ”The Madhu Kishwar tweets” on Storify]The Madhu Kishwar tweetsStorified by IBNLive· Wed, Apr 17 2013 23:27:54I deleted tweet aboutt likely attack on Modi coz well wishers calledsent worried emails saying it has created panic & gone viralMadhu Kishwar@madhukishwar y did u delete this ?Tweet claiming info on plan to assassinate #NaMo. @ndtv @timesnow @ibnlive http://pic.twitter.com/zD5cVZKBNH ????? ?????? State govt officers have said similar things earlier but I was shocked to hear this from non gujrati central govt officersMadhu Kishwar@jp_surat I am serious because the persons who said this are very senior and well informed insidersMadhu Kishwar@DabanggHindu It is Congress& its NGO allies that are instigating terrorist jihadis against Modi.Madhu KishwarI am told it is SIT which has demanded Death for kodnani and others coz crimes they are involved in legally merit death penaltyMadhu Kishwar@shivanshug9 It is not U Turn. I always listen to well wishing tweeples. This world is new to me. So I follow those who understand it betterMadhu KishwarI am not given to paranoid fantasies or scare mongering. I would not have shared it if a reliable person had not told me. Let’s not panicMadhu KishwarI am back in gujarat and will travel to coastal regions this time. In ahmedabad today and tomorrowMadhu KishwarLook at flimsy objection Teesta filed coz SIT report does’nt suit their purpose. All they want is one FIR agnst Modi- but SIT did not obligeMadhu Kishwar